The Candidate

The Candidate

by Josie Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942052524
Publisher: Signal Press
Publication date: 02/21/2016
Series: Candidate Series , #1
Pages: 290
Sales rank: 1,237,444
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Josie Brown is the author of The Housewife Assassin's Handbook series; Totlandia series; and True Hollywood Lies series. She is also the author of The Candidate (political suspense) The Baby Planner (women's contemporary fiction) and Secret Lives of Husbands and Wives (women's contemporary fiction), which was optioned by producer Jerry Bruckheimer for television.

Josie lives in San Francisco, California with her husband and two children.

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The Candidate (Romantic Suspense) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Mystery_luvr More than 1 year ago
High stakes murder and political intrigue are at the forefront in her new story. Ben Brinker’s track record as a political consultant isn’t exactly the best in the business, so when a GOP candidate who seemingly can’t do no wrong asks him to head up his campaign, it seems to be a no-brainer. Soon, Ben discovers the stakes and consequences of playing with the big political boys-if he can stay alive long enough, that is. Josie lays out the danger immediately and drew me into the story by showing what was at stake. Her characters have depth, enough to which I cared about them or wanted to shake them senseless. This story had me hanging on to the climatic finish, which to me was infinitely satisfying.
Anonymous 6 days ago
This is a great political thriller. I recieved and finished it in a few hours I could not put it down. If you like political thrillers like John Grisham you will love this boom
Fler More than 1 year ago
It was exceptional. The title is intriguing, the plot is intriguing, there is never a dull moment. I wish more people would read this book so they would understand how incredibly awesome it is! 5 stars by far!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ben Brinker has made his career being a Democratic campaign strategist. His history has been that of bad luck - he is usually aligned with candidates who have some sort of dirty laundry that is aired publicly while campaigning. That is, until what appears to be squeaky clean Replubican Senator Andy Mansfield declares his bid to be the next US President. After Ben’s candidate’s laundry is aired to Katie Couric on national TV, Ben is offered the opportunity to jump the democratic ship and befriends Mansfield and his wife, Abby. The Candidate is the story of what happens on the campaign trail, filled with lies, deceit, politics, scandal, love and murder, just to name a few. Ben falls for Abby’s twin sister - who happens to be the black sheep of the family. The Mansfield’s have the perfect marriage from the outside, but secrets come to light as the voting draws nearer. How will these secrets affect the campaign, and how will it affect Ben’s life, both personally & professionally? Josie captured my attention with this story from the very beginning. I got mad at myself because I had to put this book down to sleep at night. I wanted to finish it all - without taking a break! I am not a political person, and I was afraid that this would be more political jargon and less of a good story...but I was SO wrong. I enjoyed it, and I’m looking forward to reading more Josie Brown in the future!!